Black Hat 2014 Talk on TSA System Insecurity: Pulling the Curtain on Airport Security

Billy Rios explains how security-focused agencies keep making the same mistakes – this time it’s the TSA.

Some of the issues identified in the talk:

  • Network cable connections easily accessible by the public
  • Hardcoded passwords in body scanner systems (which run Windows 98/WinXP)
  • Accounts are stored in a config file.
  • Network services enabled.(with hardcoded passwords)

Read the full presentation here: Pulling the Curtain on Airport Security (slides)

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